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Everything you need to know about Samsung’s launch event

Feb 21, 2019 POSTED IN BusinessDesignTech BY blogger
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Feb 2019

At its first Unpacked event for 2019, Samsung has revealed the all-new Galaxy S10 series of smartphones. After all the hype, the predictions turned out to be true as there are a total of three handsets under the range. These including the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and the Galaxy S10e. The company also announced a 5G version of the Galaxy S10 which will be coming later this year.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 features a 6.1-inch QHD+ Infinity-O Display which has a 19:9 aspect ratio. This year Samsung is called its display tech as ‘Dynamic AMOLED’ which supports HDR10+ and the entire front is protected by Gorilla Glass 6. The handset will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor.

Now let’s talk about the camera, you get three of them at the back aligned horizontally. There’s a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide lens camera. At the front, the S10 features a 10-megapixel selfie camera as well. Other features include a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, wireless charging with support for reverse charging, a 3,400mAh battery, and an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner. The smartphone will come with Android 9 Pie with Samsung’s One UI out of the box. As for the price, the Galaxy S10 will start at $899.99. 

 The Samsung Galaxy S10+ on the other hand comes as a larger version of the S10 with a bigger 6.4-inch display, with 19:9 aspect ratio and HDR10+ support. It is powered by the same processor options as the Galaxy S10 including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 and the Exynos 9820 This one also comes with two memory configurations including 8GB RAM and a top-end 12GB RAM variant while storage options include 128GB, 512GB, and 1TB all of which are again expandable. The Galaxy S10+ features the same camera setup at the back as the S10 but at the front, you get a dual-camera setup. It also gets a larger a 4,100mAh battery, while rest of the features including wireless charging, the in-display fingerprint sensor, are all here. There is also going to be a special ceramic-finish version available only with the 8GB RAM with 512GB storage configuration. Pricing for the Galaxy S10+ starts at $999.99.

The Galaxy S10e is a slightly more affordable version of the Galaxy S10, as it comes minus a few premium features such as the in-display fingerprint sensor and triple camera. The flagships also introduce reverse wireless charging and smarter Wi-Fi support.

At the event, they made another very important debut that is the Galaxy Fold. The Galaxy Fold runs on a 7nm processor that is paired with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. It gets a total of six cameras – three on the back, two on the inside and one on the cover. The device also holds two batteries that combine to make up a 4,380mAh capacity. The One UI software has been designed with features like App Continuity to seamlessly switch between screens, and the ability to run three apps simultaneously on the large display.